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Christopher E. (Chris) Black, serves as Durr’s Executive Director of Project Development.  He is responsible for all business development activities for Durr Heavy Construction. Black has worked in the industry for the past 28 years, both in construction and construction materials.   Before joining the Durr team, he served as Director of Business Development for Beard Construction Group. He was previously Business Development Manager for Cajun Industries for 17 years, serving in multiple progressive roles.

Black attended Brother Martin High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of New Orleans. He  has been both ACI and LADOTD certified as an inspector. 

Black is a veteran and currently serves in the Louisiana Army National Guard and has done so since 1989.  He has been actively involved with both the Pelican and Bayou Chapters of ABC, Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, Texas Chemical Council and is a past board member of the Louisiana Asphalt Paving Association.